Rice, Claude

Mr. Claude Rice, 62, of Hardin, KY passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at his home. Claude was born on April 15, 1955 in Pineville, KY to the late Claude Rice and Letha Ann Wilford Rice. He proudly served his country in the United States Army in which he was a Seargent 1st Class and retired after 20 years. After retirement from the military, Claude went to work at the United States Postal Service and retired from there after 22 years. He attended Hope Harbor Church in Murray. In addition to his parents, Claude was preceded in death by a son, Claude Daniel Rice; a sister, Sharon Dunn and three grandchildren, Christian, Brennan and Aaron. He lovingly leaves behind his wife, Bertha Rice to whom he married on December 6, 1974. Bert was the love of his life and she diligently cared for him until he took his last breath on this earth. He is also survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Rice (Timothy) of Benton and Sarah Hicks (Brad) of Murray; a brother, Michael Ray Rice of Richmond, KY; two sisters, Sue Rice of Paris, KY and Vanessa King (David) of Berea, KY and nine grandchildren, Carter, Mila and Marley Hicks of Murray, Nicholas, Caleb, Isabella and Hattie Severs of Benton, and Alivia and Alexia Ringo. The funeral service for Mr. Rice is set for 1 PM on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Hope Harbor Church in Murray. Art Heinz will officiate. Burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery. His family will receive visitors from 11 AM - 1 PM on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Hope Harbor Church. Online condolences available at www.imesfh.com. Imes Funeral Home & Crematory, downtown Murray is in charge of arrangements.

Published 12:00 AM, Wednesday Dec. 06, 2017
Updated 04:22 PM, Wednesday Dec. 06, 2017

Imes Funeral Home and Crematory

Imes Funeral Home and Crematory
311 N 4th St. Murray, KY 42071

Phone:(270) 753-7000
Email: mattimes1@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.imesfh.com

Directions:

Across from the Calloway County Judicial Building, approx 3 blocks north of Court Square of 4th Street

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